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Members of the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918. After petitioning the governor, African American citizens formed their own battalion in order to serve.
The St. Paul Curling Club at practice, 1940.
Curling at the St. Paul Curling Club, undated.
Curling club members receiving a trophy, undated.
Members of the Third Minnesota Regiment, Company F in camp at Nashville, Tennessee, 1862.
Men's board, Adath Jeshurun Congregation, Minneapolis, c.1950.
Oil-on-canvas painting by Seth Eastman depicting a view of Mendota from Fort Snelling, 1848.
Merchants National Bank, Third and Lafayette, Winona, 1959. Photographer: Eugene Debs Becker.
Merchants National Bank, Winona, 1972.
Mexican American migrant farm workers harvesting asparagus near Owatonna, c.1955. Rural Minnesota has always been demographically diverse and home to immigrant and migrant populations. Immigrants have played roles as farm owners and hired hands.
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